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Re: Artima Blogs: "Is Scala really more complicated than Java?" & "Are Shorter Variable Names Better?"

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Warren Henning
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Long pieces of code are hard to read. The point was to concisely show
that Scala can be used in a manner similar to Java, a familiar tool.

Every Scala article does not need to have ideas that are completely
foreign to almost all working programmers like monads and
message-passing concurrency.

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 6:50 PM, Erik Engbrecht
> Being fixed in advanced doesn't create additional meaning.
> I think this is an important topic that is up for debate.  It's just that
> most of the discussions, including ones in which I've actively participated,
> seem to either devoid of code or consist of trivial code examples.

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